Originally Published: August 14, 2018 1:48 p.m.
Produce is available at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S, Cordes Lakes Drive, on Aug. 23. Sign-up starts at 7 a.m. and doors CLOSE at 9 a.m.
Cordes Lakes Days — to be held Sept. 15 — is in planning with the parade starting at the Center and going to the ’50s Diner, where the event will be held. To get an application to be in the parade, contact Henry Want at 602-703-0789. Applications are also available at the Center. Attend the Planner’s Meetings on Mondays at 10 a.m. to help with other plans, booth building, kiddie games, etc. Craft vendors are invited to put up a table at the event for $10. Maximum of a 6-foot table and also provide your own shade. Contact heather 602-349-8854 to reserve your space.
Taco Tuesday resumed at the Community Center Aug. 7, so stop by next Tuesday for their Taco specials from 4 to 7 p.m.
Community Association meeting on Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.
Ms. Virginia reads stories for 2 to 5 year olds (with their parents) at 10 a.m. this Friday, and then each following Friday.
Mayer Fire Department holds the monthly board meeting on the third Wednesday of the month, Aug. 15, at 5 p.m. at the Fire Station on Highway 69.
U.S. Flag retirement — A bin has been placed at the Mayer St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday) for worn U.S. flags. They will be collected by American Legion Post 122 and retired with dignity. If you have a flag ready to be retired, please take it to the Thrift Store.
You can sign up for a text to tell you when to fly your flag at half-staff. The American Legion provides this service. Just text 35893 to sign up. Service is free but data rates may apply.
Popsicles in the Park — Mayer Centennial Park, 100159 S. Poplar St., will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. Moms bring your preschoolers and meet other moms while your children play in the park.
American Legion Post 78 is hosting Christmas in August on Aug. 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be dinner and an auction for the Auxiliary food boxes. Cost is $12 per person and non-members must be sponsored by VA member to be served at the bar.
WEEKLY EVENTS CORDES LAKES
Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. with sandwiches and snacks available.
The Event Planning Committee meets at 10 a.m. every Monday. Meetings are open to everyone to present their ideas and to help with fundraising. This is also the time to present your fundraising information to be placed on the published Community Events list.
Taco Tuesday at the Center is from 4 to 7 p.m. to either eat there or take-out. NOTE: Due to a gas leak, Taco Tuesday is closed until further notice.
Story Time at Cordes Lakes Library is at 10:30 a.m. every Saturday. This is fol-lowed by a movie.
Young Lives meets at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, at 7 p.m. Mondays.
American Legion meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of the month at Cordes Lakes Community Center. There are NO MEETINGS in August.
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts mee t at the church at 17330 E. Mule Deer Drive in Spring Valley at 6 p.m. every Wednesday. Scouts learn new skills by earning badges, enjoy camping, hiking, and much more. Contact Garrison Russell at 702-439-7316 for more information or to join.
Big Bug Charity Quilters meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Monday at the Mayer Senior Center, 10051 Miami. Beading is held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Call MOW at 928-632-7511 for more information.
MOPS meets the first and third Fridays at the Mayer Community Church, 10001 Fifth Street in Mayer.
Knit & Crochet meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Flour Stone Bakery in Mayer. This is for everyone, beginners and advanced. Bring your own project and sup-plies, help is here.
Big Bug Gem & Mineral Club holds its outings on the third Monday of the month with meetings held the following Tuesday at 7 p.m. at various members’ homes. Contact Ken Dunham at 928-899-6810 for more information. Meetings are held at member’s homes and varies by month.
Mayer Fire has its open board meetings at 5 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the main location, 11975 S. Highway 69.